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Glenda Gray to step down as medical council chief

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SAMRC’s first woman president will return to HIV prevention study after 10 years at helm

Glenda Gray, the first female president and chief executive of South Africa’s Medical Research Council, will end her tenure in 2024, the council announced on 31 July.

Gray, whose research background is in HIV prevention focusing on vaccines and mother-to-child transmission, intends to return to a full-time science role within the research council when her second five-year term at its helm runs out at the end of March next year.

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